Re: Release goal proposal: Archive-wide build-arch and build-indep support
On 2011-11-16 11:14, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Niels Thykier <email@example.com> writes:
>> On 2011-11-05 21:22, Niels Thykier wrote:
>>> I would like to propose the goal of getting archive-wide support for
>>> the optional debian/rules targets "build-arch" and "build-indep".
>>> The intention is to finally solve issues like #619284 and the goal
>>> is related to #629385.
>>> To keep it attainable, the goal for Wheezy is to fix the subset of
>>> packages that would need to differentiate "build" and
>>> "build-arch"/"build-indep". Once we have the data available, we
>>> will put up a dd-list for the reduced set.
>> The reduced set is available thanks to some UDD queries. We are looking
>> at ~500 packages (see attached dd-list if some of your packages are there).
>> The data is also available from, where you can also see the queries I
>> used to generate this set (see reduced-set.py).
>> Thanks for considering,
>>  http://people.debian.org/~nthykier/rg-build-arch-target/
> Have you considered (or already written) a lintian check for those
Beyond the existing debian-rules-missing-recommended-target, I did write
the patch in #647227.